Odisha occupies a special position in the tribal map of India. The state has the third highest tribal population in the country, and the tribals constitute 23% of the total population of the state. There are 62 tribal communities in Odisha out of which 13 communities are declared as primitive tribes. The districts of Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh, Koraput, Rayagada, Nawarangpur, Malkanagiri and Parts of Balasore, Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kalahandi and Phulbani are declared as 'Scheduled Areas” under Article 244 (Fifth Schedule) of the Constitution of India.
Sign In to view the complete article.
Visiting for the first time, click Register.
Why should you register?1. You get notified when a new article or a new issue is available.
2. You can read complete articles.
3. You can write reviews and comments on each article.
4. It helps us to improve and provide you with the latest information.